Tag Archive: DTM

Feb 06

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by António Félix da Costa

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true: winning the DTM champion’s trophy

International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Miguel Molina

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true: winning the DTM champion’s trophy

International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

DTM Experience Winter Cup: quarter final pairings are set

The men have been separated from the boys

From February 4 onwards, the action starts in earnest in the DTM Experience Winter Cup. The Red Bull Ring will serve as the venue for the first quarter final. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Williams appoints Gary Paffett as Simulator Driver for 2016

Williams is pleased to announce that Gary Paffett has been appointed as the team’s simulator driver for 2016.
Williams logo Gary has joined the team for the 2016 season to assist the vehicle science department in developing the Williams Mercedes FW38 at the Williams factory in Grove. He will work closely with the team throughout the year to provide extensive feedback to help the continued development of this year’s car.

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Feb 01

Rockenfeller just beaten at Daytona

Usually, the margins at the finish line in a 24-hour race are much bigger. Not so in Daytona.

During DTM qualifying sessions, mere thousandths of a second often separate pole position and second place, and often, a few hundredths of a second are decisive for victory in the races.

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Jan 29

Five DTM drivers in Daytona 24h race

The first major traditional race of the year beckons: on January 30, the 24h race at Daytona will get underway

The 54th running of the race on a part of the oval with the banked corners and the infield circuit has always had a great fascination for motor racing drivers from all over the world. At the final weekend of January, current DTM drivers will be racing former DTM drivers, among others.

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Jan 26

DTM remains on ARD – new contract has been signed

A contract to this end, covering the 2016 and 2017 race seasons, was signed by ARD and ITR

DTM logo Delightful news for the fans of the world’s most popular touring car series: in the future, live and exclusive broadcast of the races remains on the first German TV channel, ARD. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Double and triple secured – the time-keeping in DTM

Each of the 24 DTM drivers covers an average distance of about 500 kilometres per race meeting

Training, warm-up, qualifying and races – over the course of a race weekend,  the time keepers gather an enormous amount of measured times. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Not a piece of cake: The crux of developing a time schedule

The watch: nearly everything obeys to its orders. Time dictates the daily routine and gives life its structure.

More often than not, you are short in time as you just haven’t got enough of it. And this situation usually also applies to the DTM weekends. The course of the action has to be well coordinated. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Rallycross again part of the DTM season kick-off

They don’t avoid any risk, look for the close battle with their adversaries and drift through the corners at high speeds

Dany FlageoleLast year, the FIA World Rallycross Championship drivers spiced the DTM season kick-off up for the first time and in 2016 they will be back at Hockenheim.

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Jan 07

DTM Winter Cup: Use your last chance for making it to the round of 16

The battle for the DTM Experience Winter Cup is in full swing

The qualifying rounds for the heats have been running since 17th December and the total standings already feature more than 2,200 PC gamers – among them DTM ace Timo Glock whose lap time set at the Red Bull Ring was good enough for securing 39th position. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

First prize in the DTM Advent: DTM VIP weekend

After all, the first prize is waiting behind the final window

This Thursday, the waiting will be over – with the Christmas-Eve window of our DTM Advent calendar offering you the chance of winning an extra gift to put under your Christmas tree.

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Dec 16

Watch the best action from World RX in 2015 (+video)

The three-minute video captures the excitement of the 13-round season

Dany Flageole A short video highlighting the best action from the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has been released on the official World RX YouTube page.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motorsport Talk in the Mercedes-Benz Museum

Stars & Cars 2015

2015-12-12 - Stars & Cars 2015 - Motorsport Talk in the Mercedes-Benz Museum 0001 (7)At the end of the most successful season in Mercedes-Benz motor racing history, the Formula One championship-winning car of 2014 (the F1 W05 Hybrid) and the DTM championship-winning car of 2015 (the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) were added to the collection on the embanked display section of the museum.

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Dec 05

Thrilled test drivers return from Jerez

On the past days at Jerez de la Frontera, a total of 16 drivers was offered the opportunity to test a DTM car at the Spanish circuit

Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz used the so-called young driver tests to learn more about the competitiveness of the young drivers they had invited. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Audi banks on continuity: the line-up remains the same, for 2016

The first of the three manufacturers involved in DTM has announced its driver line-up for the 2016 season

The result: when it comes to Audi, the DTM enthusiasts don’t have to accustom to new faces. The Ingolstadt based manufacturer will contest the 2016 season with the line-up they also relied on in 2015.

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Dec 02

DTM tests for Formula 3 young guns

Four of these drivers are hopeful talents

This week, DTM holds its young-driver tests at Jerez and the three manufacturers involved, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, have invited some of the most promising motor-racing talents to test their DTM racers in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Official 2015 DTM Yearbook hits the shelves

The 2015 DTM season was packed with highlights. Electrifying races, enthralling battles, beaming winners and frustrated losers

Official 2015 DTM Yearbook hits the shelves Every race weekend and each of the 18 races produced their own stories. The new race format made for pure racing and was well received by fans, drivers and those responsible. The 24 drivers provided top-class motor racing and a season that’s worth looking back on again and again.

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Nov 30

DTM calendar for the 2016 season confirmed

As usual, the season will be kicked off at Hockenheim

DTM calendar for the 2016 season confirmed With immediate effect, the fans of the most popular international touring-car series can concretise their planning for the coming year as the DTM race calendar for 2016 has been announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Stars & Cars in the Arena

Mercedes-Benz had a lot to celebrate, in 2015 – more than ever before in the company’s motor racing history

2015-11-21_0006 The Stuttgart based manufacturer won nearly every major title, this year: the Formula 1 drivers’ title courtesy of Lewis Hamilton, the DTM drivers’ title courtesy of Pascal Wehrlein, the FIA Formula 3 Championship drivers’ title courtesy of Felix Rosenqvist and the ADAC GT Masters title courtesy of Luca Ludwig and Sebastian Asch.

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